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Latest quakes in or near Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, in the past 48 hours on Thursday, September 29, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 18:41 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 19 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 19 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 48 hours, Bay of Plenty had 4 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 19 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 19 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 2.3 | South Pacific Ocean, 43 km NE of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.2 | South Pacific Ocean, 97 km NE of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours19 quakes | 10 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+
Past 7 days139 quakes | 74 quakes M2+ | 15 quakes M3+
Past 30 days692 quakes | 335 quakes M2+ | 49 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 90 days2,177 quakes | 1,061 quakes M2+ | 124 quakes M3+ | 6 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days8,029 quakes | 3,796 quakes M2+ | 450 quakes M3+ | 26 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+

Quakes in nearby regions

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (42 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Thursday, September 29, 2022 GMT (14 quakes)
Sep 30, 2022 7:37 am (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 18:37 GMT)
2.3

36 km
South Pacific Ocean, 43 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sep 30, 2022 6:43 am (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 17:43 GMT)
3.1

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, 64 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Sep 30, 2022 3:20 am (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 14:20 GMT)
2.1

37 km
37 km northwest of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand More
Sep 30, 2022 3:04 am (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 14:04 GMT)
2.4

174 km
South Pacific Ocean, 67 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 11:39 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 10:39 GMT)
1.6

5 km
13 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 10:40 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 09:40 GMT)
1.9

43 km
17 km east of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 10:08 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 09:08 GMT)
1.7

17 km
Waikato, 19 km east of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand 1 reportMore
Sep 29, 2022 9:53 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 08:53 GMT)
2.3

147 km
22 km northwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 8:00 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 07:00 GMT)
1.8

30 km
9.6 km west of Hicks Bay, Gisborne District, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 7:30 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 06:30 GMT)
2.0

112 km
32 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 7:06 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 06:06 GMT)
2.1

17 km
22 km east of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 5:01 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 04:01 GMT)
1.4

3.7 km
New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 4:00 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 03:00 GMT)
2.4

63 km
North Island, 32 km south of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand 1 reportMore
Sep 29, 2022 1:33 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 29, 2022 00:33 GMT)
1.5

12 km
71 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 GMT (24 quakes)
Sep 29, 2022 11:00 am (GMT +13) (Sep 28, 2022 22:00 GMT)
2.9

5 km
South Pacific Ocean, 98 km north of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Sep 29, 2022 10:36 am (GMT +13) (Sep 28, 2022 21:36 GMT)
2.4

121 km
Waikato, 39 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 8:31 am (GMT +12) (Sep 28, 2022 20:31 GMT)
3.2

138 km
South Pacific Ocean, 97 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
I FELT IT
More
Sep 29, 2022 9:12 am (GMT +13) (Sep 28, 2022 20:12 GMT)
3.2

46 km
80 km north of Gisborne, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Sep 29, 2022 9:06 am (GMT +13) (Sep 28, 2022 20:06 GMT)
2.0

152 km
8 km north of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 7:04 am (GMT +13) (Sep 28, 2022 18:04 GMT)
2.5

95 km
28 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Sep 29, 2022 5:54 am (GMT +13) (Sep 28, 2022 16:54 GMT)
1.8

36 km
94 km east of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2 x 1010 joules (5.64 megawatt hours, equivalent to 4.85 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Bay of Plenty Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Bay of Plenty?

The last earthquake in Bay of Plenty occurred 4 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 43 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 7:37 am (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Bay of Plenty in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand had 42 quakes up to magnitude 3.2.

What was the strongest quake in Bay of Plenty in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Bay of Plenty in the past 48 hours occurred 22 hours ago: Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 97 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 8:31 am (GMT +12).

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